Heres What Happened Today Friday

first_imgSeán Dunne failed in his bid to have his bankruptcy overturnedA Sinn Féin TD claimed he was ‘stitched up‘ by Vincent Browne PARTING SHOTEducation Minister Ruairí Quinn and TD John Lyons have some unique decorations to hang on the Labour Party Christmas tree.They were each presented with an elvish ‘mini-me’ by the junior infants at St Joseph’s during a visit today.[Image: John Lyons TD via Twitter]Now everyone’s going to want one.First posted at 9.30pm M&S staff voted to strike tomorrowGardí seized a weapon and some crystal meth in LongfordThree raiders escaped after an armed robbery in AthyAllsop announced the biggest propery auction yetNews spread of an appeal to raise €35,000 towards surgery for two toddler sisters in CorkAnd Michael O’Leary got his hands dirty at Dublin AirportWORLDA child looks up at a giant bronze statue of former president Nelson Mandela, on Mandela Square in Sandton, Johannesburg [AP Photo/Athol Moralee]#SOUTH AFRICA: President Jacob Zuma announced plans for the state funeral and other memorial services in honour of Nelson Mandela#CHINA: Legal action was launched against a well-known film director over claims he has fathered too many children#BRAZIL: Ireland won’t be there, but the show must go on: the draw for the 2014 World Cup Finals took place todayINNOVATIONIt was revealed that smartphone users are 33 per cent more likely than others to fall victim to identity fraud‘Progress’ report: A Facebook engineer says the social network has informally experimented with bringing in a “sympathise” button [Huffington Post]Innovation, or horrifying foretaste of things to come? A gaming chain has introduced ‘Christmas dinner in a tin’ [Buzzfeed Tech]center_img Updated at 11.03pmNEED TO CATCH up? brings you a round-up of today’s news.Flags fly at half-mast at Government Buildings [Niall Carson/PA Wire/Press Association Images]IRELANDThe country paid tribute following the death of Nelson MandelaESB workers announced an all out strike for Monday weekThe controversy surrounding Gerry Adams’ comments continuedThere was an attempted gangland hit on John Gilliganlast_img

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